TITLE

Ajinomoto gets funds for amino acid unit

AUTHOR(S)
Gordon, Michael
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Brazil's state development bank BNDES has approved financing of 55m reais to help fund Ajinomoto's amino acids project in Limeira, Sao Paulo. The unit will make amino acids of the L-glutamine type and the branched-chain amino acids leucine, valine and isoleucine, using sugar cane molasses as a feedstock. The Ajinomoto Group already has eight production bases for pharmaceutical and food-use amino acids around the world, and the plant will be the ninth.
ACCESSION #
22959440

 

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